Out of over 40,000 world records that the Guinness World Records currently registers, many are truly admirable and inspirational for others. However, some world records have been set in such weird disciplines that it will make you wonder about the record holders’ sanity. To show you some of the most bizarre world records ever set, we compiled this post with 25 Bizarre World Records You Shouldn’t Try to Beat.
Most toilet seats broken by the head in one minute
American Kevin Shelley managed to break an incredible 46 toilet seats with his head in 1 minute. This odd record was set in Germany in 2007. Concussion, anyone?
Most straws stuffed in the mouth (with hands)
The most straws stuffed in the mouth and holding them with the hands is 496. This strange record was achieved by Guinness Rishi in Mumbai in 2011. He managed to hold them there for 10 seconds. To achieve this crazy feat, Rishi had all his teeth removed.
Heaviest weight lifted with the eye socket
The heaviest weight lifted with the eye socket is 16.2 kg (35.71 lb)!! This achievement was unlocked by Manjit Singh in Leicester, UK, in 2013. We’re not even sure where or how you would begin to train for this!
Being covered with the heaviest mantle of bees
In 2016, fearless Chinese man Ruan Liangming had himself covered with a giant mantle of bees that weighed a daunting 63.7 kg (140 lb 6.95 oz) and consisted of approximately 637,000 individual insects.
Most people crammed in car
In 2015, a total of 41 people (students from the Siberian Federal University) managed to squeeze in a Toyota Rav4 in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
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